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Faith Hope Consolo Stamped Her Personal Brand on New York’s Retail Corridors
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Faith Hope Consolo Stamped Her Personal Brand on New York’s Retail Corridors

After running a modeling agency and working as an interior designer, Faith Hope Consolo finally discovered her vocation: finding space for retail...

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Shaquille O’Neal, Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel
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Shaquille O’Neal, Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel

This Week in Celebrity Homes: Shaquille O’Neal, Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel This Week in Celebrity Homes: Shaquille O’Neal, Justin...

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Lawsuit Says Cleanup of Recycling Plant Threatens $1 Billion Worth of Sony Pictures Films
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Lawsuit Says Cleanup of Recycling Plant Threatens $1 Billion Worth of Sony Pictures Films

The owner of a Long Island warehouse where Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc. stores an expansive movie collection worth an estimated $1 billion says...

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Here’s a list of the 80 new store closures Sears has announced
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Here’s a list of the 80 new store closures Sears has announced

Time could be running out for Sears Holding Corp., but in the meantime the bankrupt retailer continues to announce store closures. Sears SHLDQ,...

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An Epic Battle Over App Fees
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An Epic Battle Over App Fees

Combined, Apple Inc. and Google power about 99.9% of the world’s smartphones. Even that prowess doesn’t leave them immune to a little competition....

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Cigarette Sales Ban at Pharmacies to Start in New Year
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Cigarette Sales Ban at Pharmacies to Start in New Year

New Yorkers won’t be able to pick up a pack of cigarettes with their prescriptions in 2019. Starting Jan. 1, pharmacies and businesses that contain...

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Retail Report Card for 2018
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Retail Report Card for 2018

Chains that invested to improve stores and boost their e-commerce businesses were rewarded in 2018 as a surging economy lifted consumer confidence...

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Sears Chairman Edward Lampert Makes Last-Minute Bid to Save Chain
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Sears Chairman Edward Lampert Makes Last-Minute Bid to Save Chain

Edward Lampert’s ESL Investments Inc. unveiled an offer to save a chunk of Corp.’s SHLDQ -2.24% stores on Friday, but the retailer’s survival isn’t...

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Department Store of the Future: Selling Art Off the Walls and Car Insurance at Checkout
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Department Store of the Future: Selling Art Off the Walls and Car Insurance at Checkout

If the department store has a future, it might look like this. The space is a quarter of its original size. New goods hit the racks daily and are...

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Toy Sellers Come Up Short Without Toys ‘R’ Us
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Toy Sellers Come Up Short Without Toys ‘R’ Us

The toy industry may have missed out on the broader spending spree ahead of the holidays, as the loss of Toys “R” Us Inc. proved too much of a...

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Wells Fargo to Pay States About $575 Million to Settle Customer Harm Claims
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Wells Fargo to Pay States About $575 Million to Settle Customer Harm Claims

Problems have emerged in nearly every major business at Wells Fargo in the last two years. Problems have emerged in nearly every major business at...

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Swamped With Inventory, U.S. Companies Turn to ‘Mobile Storage’
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Swamped With Inventory, U.S. Companies Turn to ‘Mobile Storage’

U. S. companies are so inundated with inventory that some are renting truck trailers to use for storage space, parking them on warehouse lots or...

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Sprawling Apartment in an Iconic Prewar Manhattan Building
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Sprawling Apartment in an Iconic Prewar Manhattan Building

The combination of two units has three exposures and impressive views The 23-story Art Deco building with 47 unique residences has attracted...

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Would-Be Buyers Rising for Prime Central London Properties, Report Finds
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Would-Be Buyers Rising for Prime Central London Properties, Report Finds

Pent-up demand is building in prime central London’s real estate market as the number of would-be buyers rises, according to a report Friday from...

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Brexit Outcome Will Affect Next Year’s U.K. Property Prices
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Brexit Outcome Will Affect Next Year’s U.K. Property Prices

Next year’s property price performance across the U. K. will largely depend on the outcome of Brexit, according to Halifax’s outlook for 2019....

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Hostile bid for pot producer Aphria comes from billionaire Ohio family’s new U.S. company
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Hostile bid for pot producer Aphria comes from billionaire Ohio family’s new U.S. company

A newly formed U. S. cannabis operation — backed by a storied Ohio family that has built a fortune in the retail business — is making a hostile bid...

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Developer Billy Macklowe Buys $4.5M Manhattan Co-op
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Developer Billy Macklowe Buys $4.5M Manhattan Co-op

The apartment across from the Metropolitan Museum of Art is one of several the real estate scion owns in the building Developer Billy Macklowe has...

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£2 Million-Plus Country Homes Underpinning Price Growth in Scotland
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£2 Million-Plus Country Homes Underpinning Price Growth in Scotland

Activity levels are expected to slow in 2019 Prices of prime country houses across Scotland rose 0.4% between October and December, marking the...

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Investors May Be Wary of Retail Stocks in Early 2019
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Investors May Be Wary of Retail Stocks in Early 2019

An upbeat end to the holiday shopping season might not be enough to pull investors into retail stocks next year, according to new research. MKM...

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How to buy gift cards for friends and family that won’t go to waste
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How to buy gift cards for friends and family that won’t go to waste

This story is part of a MarketWatch series, “Gifts that pay off,” about presents that have a larger impact long after the holiday season has passed...

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City Nears Deal to Sell Stake in Two Public-Housing Complexes
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City Nears Deal to Sell Stake in Two Public-Housing Complexes

New York City is closing on the sale of a stake in two public-housing complexes in the Bronx to private developers as the de Blasio administration...

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Prime Property Price Growth in Edinburgh at its Highest Level in a Decade
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Prime Property Price Growth in Edinburgh at its Highest Level in a Decade

Prime property price growth in the Scottish capital of Edinburgh hit its highest level in more than a decade in the past year, propelled by strong...

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Delivery Drones Cheer Shoppers, Annoy Neighbors, Scare Dogs
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Delivery Drones Cheer Shoppers, Annoy Neighbors, Scare Dogs

A drone from Alphabet's Project Wing in action near Australia's capital. Video: Shaun Herbertson for The Wall Street Journal A drone from Alphabet...

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Art-Collecting Real-Estate Heiress Lists Manhattan Pad for $12 Million
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Art-Collecting Real-Estate Heiress Lists Manhattan Pad for $12 Million

Art collector and philanthropist Beth Rudin DeWoody is asking $12 million for the Manhattan apartment where she has lived for more than 30 years....

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3 surprising things I learned from visiting 50 California marijuana dispensaries
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3 surprising things I learned from visiting 50 California marijuana dispensaries

California has been the capital of cannabis since 1997, when medical marijuana first became legal. One year after it was legalized for recreational...

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Mark Cuban Buys $19 Million California Beach House
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Mark Cuban Buys $19 Million California Beach House

The lavish, oceanfront home is part of a collection of residences built and serviced by the Montage Hotel in Laguna Beach. The lavish, oceanfront...

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Junior League Strains to Keep Members, Thrift Stores
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Junior League Strains to Keep Members, Thrift Stores

RALEIGH, N. C.—The Bargain Box is shutting down after 67 years, the latest of dozens of Junior League thrift stores across the country to succumb...

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In Brooklyn, Some Grocers Throw Out Packaging to Contain Trash
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In Brooklyn, Some Grocers Throw Out Packaging to Contain Trash

A new grocery store in Brooklyn is most notable for what it doesn’t offer: packaging. At Precycle, most everything—from loose tea and granola to...

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Shinola Hotel Anchors New Detroit Development
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Shinola Hotel Anchors New Detroit Development

Next week, downtown Detroit will get a new boutique hotel—and more fuel for its economic resurgence. The $100 million Shinola Hotel will open Jan....

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With Bull Run in Jeopardy, Investors Find Few Havens
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With Bull Run in Jeopardy, Investors Find Few Havens

Investors are running out of places to hide as the stock-market rout accelerates. The S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average have slumped 19%...

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